Why Choose EEH at UB?

Prepare for your career as a leader in epidemiology, environmental health or health services administration.   


Dr. Shauna Zorich discuss the 1918 influenza pandemic during the 2019 department centennial celebrations.


Our interdisciplinary curriculum draws from epidemiology, medicine, oncology, toxicology, geography, biostatistics, nutrition, computer science, management and law. Original, independent research opportunities allow for further exploration.


Join faculty and peers in developing new ideas, methods and knowledge to improve population health. You’ll collaborate with researchers throughout the school and university and with community partners, including Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Prepare for a career in academia, national or international agencies, local or state health departments, health care organizations or nonprofit research institutions. You’ll join our graduates who hold significant leadership positions in public health.


Our faculty are passionate teachers and dedicated mentors. You’ll work closely with them to help create meaningful academic, research and/or field experiences that are personalized to your interests and future plans.


Courses in public health, hygiene, sanitation and disease prevention have been taught here since the late 1800s. And some of the foremost leaders in epidemiology have been part of UB’s programs as students or faculty, including Maurizio Trevisan, Germaine Buck Louis and the late Saxon Graham.


UB is among the top schools on the list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. With tuition and fees typically lower than most private and comparable public institutions, we also offer options to assist you with the cost of your education.  

The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health.